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A Whale is Found to Have 30 Plastic Bags in Its Stomach

A Whale is Found to Have 30 Plastic Bags in Its Stomach

Researchers in Norway were in for a shock when they discovered more than 30 plastic bags and other plastic waste inside the stomach of a whale. The whale, which had been put down by wardens off the coast of western Norway, had clearly consumed a huge amount of non-biodegradable waste, Daily Mail reported.

Jellyfish Wash Up ‘Like Wallpaper’ on Australian Beach

Jellyfish Wash Up ‘Like Wallpaper’ on Australian Beach

A beach north of Brisbane is covered in blue blubber jellyfish, with one marine biologist saying it is the biggest stranding she has ever seen. There was no sand in sight at Deception Bay at the weekend when thousands of jellyfish stranded themselves, in what is known as a bloom, ABC News reported.

Dugong Discovered Chained in Underwater Cages in Indonesia

Dugong Discovered Chained in Underwater Cages in Indonesia

The adult dugong was reportedly chained in a cage while her calf was kept nearby in a separate enclosure. Photos and video of the animals were captured by a group of divers near the remote island of Kokoya, off North Maluku.

Bali Struggling to Cope Mountains of Waste

Bali Struggling to Cope Mountains of Waste

The children of Pejeng play among glass and waste left behind by tourists, as their parents wade through tonnes of rubbish collecting bottles and plastic.

Starving Bears Beg for Food at Indonesian Zoo

Starving Bears Beg for Food at Indonesian Zoo

“We saw a sun bear eating its own dung but when we contacted the zoo’s officers they told us the bear was medicated and we weren’t allowed to see it.”